News from central baptist hospital A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Oct 08, 2012, 17:58 ET

Central Baptist Hospital Receives Platinum Performance Achievement Award for Heart Care

 Central Baptist Hospital is one of only 164 hospitals nationwide to receive the American College of Cardiology Foundation's NCDR ACTION...

Sep 20, 2012, 15:07 ET
Organization name and logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Central Baptist Hospital)

Central Baptist Hospital Named Top Quality Performer in U.S. Two Years in a Row

 For the second year in a row, Central Baptist Hospital has been named one of the nation's top performers on key quality measures by The Joint...

Sep 14, 2012, 17:01 ET
Clockwise from top left, Dr. Mo Imam, Dr. Paula Hollingsworth, Dr. Tony Rogers, Liza Crall, PA, and Dr. Azhar Aslam performed the first TAVR procedures in Central Kentucky at Lexington's Central Baptist Hospital.

Central Baptist Hospital Performs New Transcatheter Heart Valve Replacement

 CBH is the first hospital in Central Kentucky to perform the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure. Four patients with...

Feb 20, 2009, 13:00 ET

Surgeons Perform First Incisionless Bariatric Procedure in the United States

Bariatric surgeons at Central Baptist Hospital made U.S. medical history Feb. 16 by performing a groundbreaking bariatric procedure to decrease the...

May 07, 2007, 01:00 ET

Central Baptist Hospital a Top Performer in CREST Study

LEXINGTON, Ky., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Central Baptist Hospital (CBH) is making a significant contribution to clinical research on the...

Mar 18, 2003, 00:00 ET

Central Baptist Hospital Performs First 'Robotic' Catheterization

LEXINGTON, Ky., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Baptist Heart Institute at Central Baptist Hospital announced it has performed the first...

Dec 05, 2001, 00:00 ET

Kentucky Quintuplets Born Weeks Apart

LEXINGTON, Ky., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A set of quintuplets born earlier this week could be the first set in the world born weeks apart....